Few days ago, Hewlett-Packard Company has officially released new 15.6 inch budget laptop that designed for entry level users who really interesting with Purple color and preferred with AMD laptop’s performance with HP 15-g173wm laptop. Yesterday, the well known brand has release new Regal Purple that designed for office workers, student and home based user who interested with touch screen laptop technology and preferred with Intel laptop’s performance, called HP 15-r137wm J9K49UA. Yeah, like the AMD’s laptop, the 15-r137wm is may no superstar machine on its class, but it does comes with a few interesting features and sleek stylish design that will make buyers happy.
In term of design, HP 15-r137wm 15.6 inch laptop is identical to the previous sub-$400 HP 15 “AMD A8-6410” laptop. Comes with a small HP logo on the cover and combine the stylish Regal Purple color for lid cover and Purple keyboard decks with silver edges, this model really offers more stylish and premium appearance than they really are. Yeah, its manufactured from a plastic material, but its feel more solid and sturdy than they really are. The 4-cell Lithium Ion battery claims will give more than five hours of battery usage between charges.
Of course, the latest HP 15 laptop series also offers good portability and designed for users who need a laptop for travel companion. The 5.34 lbs laptop is may slightly heavier than its competitor from another brand, but with measures only around at 10.20 x 14.88 x 1 inch, the 15-r137wm laptop still can fit perfectly in almost all shoulder and carry bag. The HP 15 laptop’s keyboard is not designed for used in dark room, but the full sized keyboard with island style design still comfortable and accurate for working with email, document and spreadsheets in bright room.
HP 15-r137wm is may not the superstar 15.6 inch laptop on the market, but combine the Intel Core i3-4005U dual core processor with a 6GB of DDR3L SDRAM still provides smoother and faster performance for day to day mobile computing tasks than its predecessor. The dual core laptop’s processor that clocked around at 1.7GHz promises more than enough power for handling two or more demanding productivity and daily multimedia tasks at the same time without any lags. You can also install more modern Windows applications with ease, thanks to the Microsoft Windows 8.1 OS that promises more stable performance than the previous Windows OS version. The 500 GB of Serial ATA disk drive promises more than enough space to store thousand of music and video files.
Combine the Intel HD graphics 4400 as graphics engine with the 15.6 inch High Definition touch screen display provides very crisp, bright and vivid color for multimedia and games. Like its competitor, the WLED-backlit 15-r137wm laptop’s display can produces maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels and supports a 10-point touch technology. Its mean you only can watching your favorite video and streaming video in 720p video resolution. Yeah, it’s not a gaming machine, but the graphics performance still supported for playing some current 2014 games, such as The Elder Scrolls Online, GRID: Autosport, Alien: Isolation and more.
The front facing High Definition web camera with internal microphone and HP TrueVision technology allows users to make a face to face video chats with friends, family and co-workers. On the right HP 15-r137wm laptop’s edge, you will find audio combo jack, USB 20 port and SuperMulti DVD burner drive with dual layer supports for loading more applications or burning your critical files into CDs or DVDs cassettes. The rest of HP 15 laptop’s specifications are USB 3.0 port, HDMI port, SD card slot, Ethernet LAN with RJ 45 connector, security lock slot, WiFi 802.11b/g/n and internal stereo speakers with Intel HD Audio technology.
Furthermore, the 15-r137wm laptop also comes with few pre-installed software, such as Adobe Reader, trial version of Microsoft Office, HP Connected, CyberLink YouCam, Evernote and more. Yeah, this is not the cheapest laptop on its class, but with a starting price only around at $499, HP 15-r137wm laptop is still a great deals and provides a great value for your money. So, what do you think? If this model is out range of your budget, we suggest you to check the sub-$400 HP Pavilion 15-f010dx 15.6 inch laptop that shipped with Intel Core i3-4010U dual core processor.